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Presenter Lance Smith

Presenter Name: Lance Smith

Presentation Title: HYOH: Hang Your Own Hang

Presentation Description: In the past few years, hammock camping has become a popular alternative to tent camping, and western Ohio is a great place to do it. As hammock use continues to increase, it’s important to understand the different aspects. In this session, we’ll discuss the benefits of hammocks over tents, terminology, essential gear, safety concerns, and more.

Presenter Biography: Lance Smith is a husband, father, IT manager, and has a passion for the outdoors. He is also a Cub Scout den leader for Pack 268 in Huber Heights, Ohio. When he’s not working or leading Scouts, he’ll be somewhere in the backcountry. He has been backpacking for many years and hammock camping almost exclusively for the past six. Through his many experiences he’s learned what (and what not) to do when it comes to hanging between two trees in the woods.